Inspiring Our Community Today, Tomorrow and Always

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Message from Mayor Lovely Warren:

Each day, I receive numerous calls from residents asking for assistance on a variety of matters, such as how to better advocate for their children, manage their finances, or even how to successfully navigate friendships and community relationships.

That is why I am hosting the Inspiring Our Community: Today, tomorrow and always conference -- to connect you to service providers from the private sector, city and county government, and other agencies to help equip you with the knowledge and resources to empower you.

Saturday, Oct. 13, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
at the Joseph Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Cost $10 per person

There are 300 seats available: 150 for men and 150 for women. The Conference will include a number of workshops that will provide you with useful information to help you successfully navigate some of the life situations you encounter. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. You can see a list of the workshops being offered below. Then click one of the buttons below to get to the right information and registration page! You can also register at CIty Hall from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Communications Bureau, Special Events, Room 203A.

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CONFERENCE DETAILS 

 
REGISTRATION  AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 8 a.m. 

WELCOME FROM THE MAYOR 8:45 a.m.

OPENING SESSION FOR MEN AND WOMEN 9 a.m.

Who You Surround Yourself With Is Who You Are: You've heard the phrase great minds think alike? The same can be said for who you surround yourself with. If you are trying to reach your life and career goals, it's important for you to be surrounded with like-minded individuals. Learn how you can discover the characteristics you should look for in your friendships and relationships. 

WORKSHOPS FOR MEN (Pick three out of four)

My Children, My Life: What do you do if you want to be a good father to your children, however, you grew up without your father or you did not have a father figure in your life to serve as a role model? How can you maintain loving and positive relationships with your children while developing respectful and healthy relationships with your ex when you're in a blended family? Receive practical instruction and insights into being the best father to your children.

Perfecting Your Entrepreneurial Spirit: Do you think you have what it takes to be an effective entrepreneur and job creator? Are personal and professional development courses recommended in an effort to help you accomplish your goal of becoming and entrepreneur? Gain powerful insight into how you can refine your entrepreneurial spirit. 

Building a Master Team to Help You Accomplish Your Dream: Steve Jobs is known as the creator of Apple Inc. But did you know Apple Inc. had a co-founder by the name of Steve Wozniak? Maverick Carter and Randy Mims are vital playmakers in Lebron James' marketing company. Find out what steps you need to take to help you accomplish your life's dream! 

Stepping Out on Faith: Understanding Your Past So You Can Ignite Your Future (Session for both Men and Women): Your future is filled with promises of what can be. It's time to let go and make peace with your past and begin to live the life you desire, free from the old you. Receive the encouragement you need to move forward into your destiny!

WORKSHOPS FOR WOMEN (Pick three out of four)

My Business, Building Wealth: What You Need to Know Before Starting Your Business and How to Grow Your Business: Have you dreamed about being your own boss and working for yourself? Do I need a college degree or additional education to start and lead a business? Come and receive an introductory overview on how you can start and successfully grow your business. 

Knowing How to Advocate for Your Children: How do you navigate institutional systems to successfully advocate for your children? Come and learn how and equip yourself with the tools you need to make the best decisions for your child. Learn how to empower yourself to become you children's best advocate. 

Dealing with the Things in Your Closet: Free yourself from shame and the things you have hidden away from others. Let go of those hidden things and use them as stepping stones to become the person you want to be. 

Stepping Out on Faith: Understanding Your Past So You Can Ignite Your Future (Session for both Men and Women): Your future is filled with promises of what can be. It's time to let go and make peace with your past and begin to live the life you desire, free from the old you. Receive the encouragement you need to move forward into your destiny! 

LUNCH 1:15 p.m.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Building Your Heritage Versus Leaving a Legacy: How Does Building on Your Heritage Help You Leave a Lasting Legacy?

NETWORK AND VISIT VENDORS 1:50-4 p.m.